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Controller

City:  Paragould
Country/Region:  US
Description: 

Are you a highly motivated individual with a passion for innovation?

 

Are you seeking a role that will continue to challenge you in a company committed to championing your growth?

 

Prysmian Group is the world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry.Spanning 50 countries, 112 plants, 25 research and development centers, and employing over 30,000 associates, we have a strategic footprint that allows us to service emerging markets and communities across the globe with ease. Prysmian Group is presently on a full integration path with General Cable. This growth is only the beginning. We are presently looking for top talent to join our team during this exciting time.

 

Prysmian Group is seeking a people-oriented and change management champion to support our business. In your new role you will be reporting directly to the lab Product Development Manager and will be integral to the continued success as well as the future growth of with our customers.  Your role will interact with the business and customers in order to understand and solve their unique requirements for their business segments.  You will be responsible for start-to-finish product development, requirement gathering, product improvement, and support new product introduction into segments of the business.  

 

Position Overview

 

Reporting to the CFO, as the Plant Controller you take responsibility for the financial accounting and reporting of a multi-million dollar production plant (see operations budget) and ensure consistency in the accounting, reporting, timeliness, accuracy and costing methodology with corporate standards. As the Plant Controller directly supervises (see current org chart for facility or list titles of subordinates)2-3 accounting positions. The Plant Controller is responsible for accurately recording and preparing the operational financial transactions and reports for the plant facility.

 

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

 

· Maintains accurate records of all assets, liabilities and plant transactions in accordance with procedures and direction from the corporate controller’s office

· Prepares and maintains cost standards for all products produced

· Measures productivity savings

· Forecasts manufacturing variances

· Manages and coordinates the preparation of departmental and plant-wide budgets, forecasts, and operating reports

· Coordinates the preparation of the annual Capital Budget and related financial justification, expenditure control, and objective analysis

· Adopts Corporate Accounting policies, practices and instructions for the plant accounting needs and control, complying with corporate practices

· Ensures that all reports, accounting data and monthly closings are completed to meet Operations and Corporate due dates

· Takes joint responsibility with the Plant Manager for the planning, taking, controlling and reporting physical inventory counts

· Prepares financial justifications for capital requests

· Works with the Team Leader in meeting all corporate reporting requirements.

· Plays a key role in assisting Plant Management in driving productivity savings to budgeted commitments

· Assists with internal/external audits

· Hires, trains and supervises accounting personnel

· Performs other related duties as required

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

· High energy, demonstrates urgency and fast pace

· Critical thinker with excellent analytical abilities

· Proven experience in the finance/accounting function of a facility

· Attention to detail, accuracy in all reporting

· Good business understanding

· Good interpersonal skills

 

Qualifications:

· Bachelors Degree in Finance or Accounting, with a CPA designation, MBA preferred

· 7-10 years manufacturing experience in general and/or cost accounting

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

· Works out of a normal office environment with standard office equipment available.

· Will be required to sit, bend, kneel, squat, use keyboard, read, write, and speak fluently.

· Employee will regularly be required to lift and carry objects of 10-25 pounds as needed.

· Employee will occasionally be required to lift and carry objects of 25-30 pounds as needed.

· Employee will be required to work productively and cooperatively in a high-volume, fast paced, highly pressured environment and be able to respond efficiently and courteously to unanticipated problems and crisis.

· This role is not typically exposed to adverse environmental conditions, except excessive eye strain and possible lifting injuries

 

Prysmian Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, military service and veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Prysmian will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please let us know.